Period
to 27 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Azure over the 6 months to 27 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > East of England
6 months to
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 5 5 18
Rank change year-on-year 0 +13 +20
Permanent jobs citing Azure 447 948 1,048
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 17.81% 15.68% 11.23%
As % of the Cloud Services category 47.35% 48.99% 45.29%
Number of salaries quoted 476 804 900
Median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £28,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500

Azure is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 944 1,935 2,314
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 37.61% 32.00% 24.81%
Number of salaries quoted 761 1,433 1,756
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Azure as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Azure in the East of England

Azure
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Azure in the East of England.

Salary trend for Azure in the East of England

Azure
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure in the East of England over the 6 months to 27 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Azure in the East of England

Azure
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure within the East of England region over the 6 months to 27 January 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +4 142 £49,000 +3.70% 55
Hertfordshire +4 138 £47,500 -9.52% 68
Essex +39 95 £60,000 +20.00% 29
Bedfordshire -2 52 £50,000 -16.67% 9
Norfolk -6 17 £37,000 -7.50% 11
Suffolk -7 7 £57,500 -2.54% 3
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2021, IT jobs citing Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Azure.

1 195 (43.62%) Microsoft
2 154 (34.45%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (30.65%) C#
4 134 (29.98%) DevOps
5 131 (29.31%) Windows
6 128 (28.64%) AWS
7 116 (25.95%) .NET
8 111 (24.83%) Office 365
9 110 (24.61%) JavaScript
10 104 (23.27%) Active Directory
11 97 (21.70%) VMware
12 91 (20.36%) SQL
13 81 (18.12%) Windows Server
14 66 (14.77%) HTML
15 64 (14.32%) Java
15 64 (14.32%) Firewall
16 63 (14.09%) Git (software)
17 62 (13.87%) REST
17 62 (13.87%) Microservices
18 60 (13.42%) AngularJS
18 60 (13.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 60 (13.42%) CSS
19 56 (12.53%) Python
20 55 (12.30%) VMware Infrastructure
20 55 (12.30%) PowerShell
21 54 (12.08%) SQL Server
22 52 (11.63%) TDD
23 47 (10.51%) Scrum
23 47 (10.51%) Web Services
24 43 (9.62%) MVC

Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 32 (7.16%) SharePoint
2 25 (5.59%) MS Exchange
3 8 (1.79%) Apache Airflow
3 8 (1.79%) Apache Spark
3 8 (1.79%) Luigi
3 8 (1.79%) OpenStack
3 8 (1.79%) Skype for Business
4 7 (1.57%) Confluence
5 6 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (1.34%) IIS
6 5 (1.12%) Drupal
7 4 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.45%) CMS
8 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.22%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Fuse
9 1 (0.22%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (4.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.22%) Camtasia
2 1 (0.22%) FrameMaker
2 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.12%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.45%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.22%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 128 (28.64%) AWS
2 111 (24.83%) Office 365
3 37 (8.28%) GCP
4 36 (8.05%) SaaS
5 32 (7.16%) PaaS
6 28 (6.26%) Azure Active Directory
7 23 (5.15%) Power Platform
7 23 (5.15%) Serverless
8 22 (4.92%) Dynamics 365
9 20 (4.47%) IaaS
9 20 (4.47%) OneDrive
10 15 (3.36%) Cloud Computing
11 13 (2.91%) Azure Functions
12 12 (2.68%) Mimecast
13 11 (2.46%) Logic Apps
14 9 (2.01%) Amazon ECS
14 9 (2.01%) Amazon EKS
15 4 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
15 4 (0.89%) Amazon EMR
16 3 (0.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 64 (14.32%) Firewall
2 30 (6.71%) VLAN
3 28 (6.26%) DNS
4 22 (4.92%) DHCP
5 19 (4.25%) LAN
5 19 (4.25%) WAN
6 18 (4.03%) VPN
7 15 (3.36%) Skype
8 14 (3.13%) NetScaler
9 13 (2.91%) Wi-Fi
10 12 (2.68%) TCP/IP
10 12 (2.68%) VoIP
10 12 (2.68%) Wireless
11 8 (1.79%) SAN
12 6 (1.34%) Internet
12 6 (1.34%) Network Security
13 3 (0.67%) MQTT
14 2 (0.45%) RTP
14 2 (0.45%) Unified Communications
15 1 (0.22%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (12.08%) SQL Server
2 24 (5.37%) Relational Database
3 23 (5.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (4.70%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (4.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (4.47%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (4.25%) NoSQL
7 16 (3.58%) Power BI
8 14 (3.13%) MySQL
9 13 (2.91%) MongoDB
10 11 (2.46%) Big Data
11 9 (2.01%) Hadoop
12 8 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (1.79%) Azkaban
12 8 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (1.34%) Amazon Redshift
13 6 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (1.12%) Cosmos DB
15 4 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
15 4 (0.89%) Redis
Development Applications
1 63 (14.09%) Git (software)
2 27 (6.04%) Jenkins
3 19 (4.25%) JIRA
4 18 (4.03%) Visual Studio
5 11 (2.46%) NUnit
5 11 (2.46%) Selenium
6 7 (1.57%) Bitbucket
6 7 (1.57%) TestNG
6 7 (1.57%) WebDriver
7 5 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.67%) Mercurial
8 3 (0.67%) Subversion
8 3 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.67%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.45%) Appium
9 2 (0.45%) JMeter
9 2 (0.45%) Postman
9 2 (0.45%) Ranorex
10 1 (0.22%) DbUnit
10 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 28 (6.26%) Finance
2 16 (3.58%) Public Sector
3 13 (2.91%) Publishing
4 7 (1.57%) Electronics
5 6 (1.34%) Automotive
5 6 (1.34%) Games
5 6 (1.34%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.12%) Police
7 3 (0.67%) Law
7 3 (0.67%) Local Government
7 3 (0.67%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.45%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.45%) Marketing
8 2 (0.45%) Retail
9 1 (0.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 142 (31.77%) Developer
2 58 (12.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 42 (9.40%) .NET Developer
4 40 (8.95%) Architect
5 38 (8.50%) C# Developer
6 34 (7.61%) Azure Engineer
6 34 (7.61%) Senior Developer
6 34 (7.61%) Software Developer
7 32 (7.16%) Analyst
8 31 (6.94%) DevOps Engineer
9 27 (6.04%) Full Stack Developer
9 27 (6.04%) Software Engineer
10 21 (4.70%) C# .NET Developer
11 20 (4.47%) Java Developer
11 20 (4.47%) Support Engineer
12 19 (4.25%) C# Software Developer
12 19 (4.25%) Solutions Architect
13 18 (4.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 18 (4.03%) Cloud Engineer
13 18 (4.03%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (25.95%) .NET
2 66 (14.77%) HTML
3 62 (13.87%) REST
4 60 (13.42%) AngularJS
4 60 (13.42%) CSS
5 47 (10.51%) Web Services
6 41 (9.17%) ASP.NET
6 41 (9.17%) React
7 34 (7.61%) RESTful
8 30 (6.71%) Node.js
9 28 (6.26%) .NET Core
9 28 (6.26%) Vue.js
10 26 (5.82%) HTML5
11 24 (5.37%) SOAP
12 19 (4.25%) .NET Framework
12 19 (4.25%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (3.80%) jQuery
14 16 (3.58%) XML
15 15 (3.36%) JSON
15 15 (3.36%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 36 (8.05%) Public Cloud
2 25 (5.59%) Data Centre
3 14 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.13%) Cloud Native
3 14 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
4 13 (2.91%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.24%) User Experience
6 8 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.57%) Driving Licence
8 6 (1.34%) Replication
9 5 (1.12%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (0.89%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.89%) Life Science
10 4 (0.89%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.67%) Clustering
11 3 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.45%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.45%) Reinsurance
12 2 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 131 (29.31%) Windows
2 81 (18.12%) Windows Server
3 37 (8.28%) Linux
3 37 (8.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (7.61%) Windows 10
5 19 (4.25%) Windows Server 2016
6 17 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (3.13%) Windows Server 2019
8 7 (1.57%) Android
9 6 (1.34%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.45%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.45%) CentOS
10 2 (0.45%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.45%) Unix
10 2 (0.45%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.22%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.22%) SUSE
11 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (34.45%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (29.98%) DevOps
3 62 (13.87%) Microservices
4 60 (13.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 52 (11.63%) TDD
6 47 (10.51%) Scrum
7 43 (9.62%) MVC
8 41 (9.17%) Software Engineering
9 39 (8.72%) Migration
10 33 (7.38%) BDD
10 33 (7.38%) Problem-Solving
11 31 (6.94%) Test Automation
12 30 (6.71%) ITIL
13 29 (6.49%) Web Development
14 24 (5.37%) SDLC
15 23 (5.15%) OOP
15 23 (5.15%) Project Management
16 22 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
17 21 (4.70%) Analytics
17 21 (4.70%) OO
Programming Languages
1 137 (30.65%) C#
2 110 (24.61%) JavaScript
3 91 (20.36%) SQL
4 64 (14.32%) Java
5 56 (12.53%) Python
6 55 (12.30%) PowerShell
7 27 (6.04%) TypeScript
8 21 (4.70%) C++
9 20 (4.47%) Bash Shell
10 17 (3.80%) PHP
11 14 (3.13%) Java 8
12 10 (2.24%) VB.NET
13 8 (1.79%) Perl
13 8 (1.79%) Scala
13 8 (1.79%) T-SQL
14 7 (1.57%) Rust
15 6 (1.34%) Go
16 5 (1.12%) R
17 1 (0.22%) ES6
17 1 (0.22%) X++
Qualifications
1 35 (7.83%) Degree
2 17 (3.80%) CCNA
2 17 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (3.58%) Security Cleared
4 15 (3.36%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (3.13%) SC Cleared
6 8 (1.79%) CISSP
7 6 (1.34%) A+ Certification
7 6 (1.34%) HNC
7 6 (1.34%) MCDST
7 6 (1.34%) MCSA
8 5 (1.12%) MCSE
9 4 (0.89%) CISM
9 4 (0.89%) ISSAP
9 4 (0.89%) ISSEP
9 4 (0.89%) MCITP
10 3 (0.67%) CCSA
10 3 (0.67%) MCP
10 3 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.38%) SLA
2 12 (2.68%) QA
3 6 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.89%) COBIT
4 4 (0.89%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (0.89%) NIST
5 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 104 (23.27%) Active Directory
2 55 (12.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (9.40%) Hyper-V
4 41 (9.17%) Docker
5 22 (4.92%) vSphere
6 12 (2.68%) XenDesktop
7 10 (2.24%) Xen
8 8 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (1.79%) XenApp
9 4 (0.89%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 36 (8.05%) Terraform
2 35 (7.83%) Ansible
2 35 (7.83%) Microsoft Intune
3 30 (6.71%) Kubernetes
4 21 (4.70%) SCCM
5 17 (3.80%) Puppet
6 14 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.89%) Salt
8 2 (0.45%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.22%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.22%) SCOM
9 1 (0.22%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 195 (43.62%) Microsoft
2 97 (21.70%) VMware
3 30 (6.71%) Cisco
4 29 (6.49%) Citrix
5 18 (4.03%) Sophos
6 14 (3.13%) Veeam
7 12 (2.68%) Google
7 12 (2.68%) HP
7 12 (2.68%) Meraki
8 10 (2.24%) NetApp
8 10 (2.24%) SonicWALL
9 8 (1.79%) Pega
9 8 (1.79%) WSO2
10 7 (1.57%) Ivanti
11 6 (1.34%) Oracle
12 5 (1.12%) JD Edwards
12 5 (1.12%) WatchGuard
13 4 (0.89%) CheckPoint
13 4 (0.89%) Xamarin
14 3 (0.67%) Okta